World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes will join the Germany national team to help out as a manager under new head coach Hansi Flick, it was announced Wednesday.
Spain's top football league announced Wednesday it has agreed in principle to sell 10 percent of its business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion), a welcome boost to clubs whose finances have taken a hit due to the pandemic.
Simone Biles says she will always "cherish this unique Olympic experience" despite her time in Tokyo being derailed by a psychological condition known as 'the twisties'.
Skateboarder Sky Brown, 13, said a life-threatening accident only made her stronger as she became Britain's youngest Olympic medallist on Wednesday -- and set her sights on doubling up with surfing in 2024.
TOKYO (AP) Simone Biles won a bronze medal in balance beam, her first of the Tokyo Olympics. A week after taking herself out of several competitions to focus on her mental health, Biles drilled a slightly altered routine on Tuesday. Biles, using a routine that ended with a double-pike dismount - no twisting required - posted a score of 14.000.
Team USA rolled over Australia in Olympic women's basketball on Wednesday, putting them on a semifinal collision course with a tough Serbian team that rallied to beat China. The U.S. were undefeated through the tournament stage, while Australia edged other third-place finishers to make it to the knockout stage. "We're happy that we played well," said team captain Sue Bird, now playing in her fifth Olympics.
World number one Nelly Korda carded a 67 to be just a shot off the lead Wednesday during a first round played in searing temperatures at the women's Olympic golf tournament which caused US star Lexi Thompson's caddie to pull out with heatstroke.
The Tokyo Olympics has added skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing to attract a younger demographic, but even a medal rush hasn't been enough to win over some Japanese youngsters.
Three Wallabies -- including stalwart winger Marika Koroibete -- have been dropped for Saturday's Test against the All Blacks after breaching team rules on drinking.
As some American gold medal favorites have faltered, the U.S. women's basketball team keeps its 29-year unbeaten streak alive.
At just 18 years of age and with an Olympic silver medal in the bank, Christine Mboma has a bright future in track and field, provided she is allowed to keep competing.
All 12 members of the Greek artistic swimming team are in isolation after five tested positive for coronavirus in the first cluster detected at the Games, Olympic officials said Wednesday.
Britain's most-decorated female Olympian Charlotte Dujardin has spoken of her sympathy for struggling US gymnast Simone Biles following her own battle with mental health problems earlier in her career.
Karsten Warholm's victory in the men's 400 metres hurdles final at the Tokyo Olympics, smashing his own world record by a huge margin into the bargain, will go down in history as one of the greatest races of all time.
Sydney McLaughlin obliterated her own world record to win Olympic gold in the women's 400m hurdles on Wednesday as Japanese teenager Sakura Yosozumi maintained the hosts' stranglehold on the skateboarding competition.
With the NCAA finally allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, the sport’s young stars now have an alternative to the cutthroat world of international gymnastics.
Sydney McLaughlin obliterated her own world record to claim a thrilling last-gasp victory over rival Dalilah Muhammad in the Olympic women's 400m hurdles final on Wednesday.
NBA stalwart Patty Mills says Australia have bottled up all their previous Olympic failures and plan to let them loose against the United States in their crunch basketball semi-final on Thursday.
Belarusian Olympic athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Japan on a Vienna-bound flight Wednesday and was expected to head for Poland, where she has been offered a humanitarian visa.
In order to volunteer at the Tokyo Olympics, Tsan Wong from Hong Kong and his wife Rever Yau are spending around $5,000 on flights, evening meals, and mandatory hotel quarantine back home.
The report, by law firm Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, was commissioned by the NCAA after a video was posted to social media in March by University of Oregon's Sedona Prince that showed the disparity between the men and women's weight rooms ahead of the NCAA's division I basketball tournaments. The video and others that followed led to an apology by the NCAA, but the report said problems run deeper than differences in equipment. "The NCAA's organizational structure and culture prioritizes men's basketball, contributing to gender inequity," said the law firm.
A former Iowa State University football player has been arrested in connection with an assault of a University of Iowa basketball star in May. Nicholas Kron, 29, of Nashville, Tennessee, faces an assault causing bodily injury charge for allegedly attacking Jordan Bohannon, a Hawkeye guard, outside a downtown Iowa City bar. Bohannon suffered a serious head injury.